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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7 start now. >> just a few hours ago the oakland city council voted to bring in a police consultant who many fear could conduct racial profiling. coming up i will tell you why many african- american ministers say it is a good idea. >> a live look from washington we're monitoring the latest from secretary of state clinton getting ready to testify about the benghazi attack of the u.s. consulate. >> we will have the
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details coming up. >> what is going on weather and traffic erica. >> off and on line for santa rosa and petaluma. light showers in livermore valley portions of interstate 80 and driving our the altamonte pass. >> the bulk of the moisture is heading off shore. it is on satellite and radar view. this is a north to south system and our pushing in from the south. it is not as cold as what we actually saw for the last few system. this weekend at of arctic air associated with it. it will be a colder rain for saturday and sunday. focusing on today's wet weather probably trace amounts may be a 10th of an edge of a heart of the bay area. you will need to use your umbrella. it is 7:01
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a.m. it is time for your morning check of your commute with george. >> and the east bay up to the hot spot. to accidents the first here in hayward on 880 southbound. it appears to be backing up the ride so far not terribly slow. with the censors turning to read we will look at what unusual drive times are 880 in the southbound direction. >> and accident on interstate 80 at university avenue in berkeley. it is westbound and a start slow the ride from the upper floor east shore freeway. james. >> thank you george. new this morning the city of oakland is as controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton. as a consultant. >> the city council meeting lasted uuntil about 2:00 this
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morning. kron fours will tran joins us. b a lot >> a lot of people are not happy because he comes from a controversial history. he has had success in other cities but how he achieved it people feel is the wrong way. as does the here and oaklanespecially here in oaklan >> bratton was voted in seven to one. he is aggressive and used tactics such as stop and frisk. the community is wary that will lead to racial profiling. -- the community is worried. >> in the past african-
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american ministers have been against police policy. in this case is a desperate times call for desperate measures. they are in support. here's a picture of william bratton. >> he comes to open with the tab of $250,000. he is just a consultant. he does not have the final word. he comes in with the endorsement of mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan. >> jordan is not for stop and frisk. he will be against it if it comes up. he assures people that would not be part of the procedure. when he starts to the consulting will find out later and hopefully talk to the mayor of oakland jean quan less than in battle for so long. we know what happened last year with oakland's mawere ratmurder raten
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this case of these to be done. >> there were three other things that the city of oakland considered to improve safety in addition to hiring a consultant. they will look at bring in 11 out of the county sheriff's deputies to work 10 hour shifts on the additional police academy to start in september. the third is to hire police service text at a cost of $1.5 million. these things will be decided on in the coming months. >> this morning and undercover oakland officer was shot in the arm is recovering. the manhunt for the suspect is over. police have five mitten custody all believed to have had gang ties. the shooting happened monday night between seminarian harmon ave. police say, the officer was working as a part of the new violence reduction team and was alone when he was confronted and shot by several suspect. the officer is at home recovering from his injuries.
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>> we're watching a developing story out of washington and live look where secretary of state hillary clinton testifying before the senate foreign affairs committee. one of two congressional panels today about the september 11th attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador and bay area native christopher stephens. clinton said just moments ago that the list of terror attacks on american diplomats and facilities as long. but the list of crisis averted the lot. >> we should never forget that our security officials get it right more than 99 percent of the time against difficult odds all over the world. that is wide like my predecessor, i literally trust them with my life. >> let us also remember that administrations of both parties and pargarnish it with congress have made good faith efforts to learn from these attacks. >> to implement
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recommendations from the review board to seek the necessary resources and to do better in protecting our people from what has become a constantly evolving threats. >> that is the least the men and women will serve our country deserve. it is what again, we are doing now with your help. as secretary i have no higher priority and no greater responsibility. as i have said many times i take responsibility and no one is more committed to getting this right. >> i am determined to leave the state department at our country safer, or, and more secure. >> there were attacks outside of ambassador stephen hotel and felt it was ever to move into the consulate in benghazi. we will follow the latest. the senate house has been waiting for months to hear from the secretary of state. she fainted and got a blood clot and has recently
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returned to work and giving her testimony this morning. >> thank you mark. >> 7 07 a.m. this morning will be back on this wednesday morning. a live look at the san mateo bridge. there is a lot of company westbound 92 is the commute direction. it is moving well it is missing out. we have some rain at erica is pinpointing where it [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. house republicans are expected to pass legislation today which would increase the debt limit. the legislation would give the government of barley way to me three months for the obligations. >> the gop is dropping their insistence for now. the debt limit increase, spending cuts. this bill will avoid a potential first ever default on the nation's favorite and debt obligations at least through may. it also contains a provision that slaps at the senate, the provision witll withhold pay for house and senate members that their chamber does not pass a federal budget. the senate has not passed a budget bill in four years. i guess now they will not get paid if they do not. >> a top general caught up in the petdreeaus scandal has been cleared of allegations that he wrote
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potentially inappropriate e- mail. the defense department found the allegations against general john allen were unsubstantiated. >> allen had been accused of sending the e-mail to jill kelly. kelly is the woman as action led to the fbi investigation that will live of cia director david petreaus affair with biographer paul brought you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t.
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>> good morning. thank you for waking up with the kron 4 morning news. >> it is 7:14. >> we will not see too much of the sunshine. it will be a cloudy grade day. rain into the afternoon. >> light rain on the north bay coast line. not picking up too much maybe only using your when shoppers for highway 1. --windsheild wipers. >> it is not as cold as some of the war to at drop down from the gulf o the moistut
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dropped down from the gulf of alaska. >> 10:00 a.m. light rain in the north bay. it could affect your bridges. we could content with wet decks for the golden gate bridge, the richmond san raphael, and the bay bridge toll plaza. cloudy skies but dry for the rest of the bay area. >> later today the march will shift east. light ride for the delta and the livermore valley. putting the clock into motion later tonight 8:00 p.m. the rain will linger for the livermore valley and some of our south bay communities. the potential that some of us would not see any rain. >> the system is complex it is not to organized. no clearly defined rain ban pushing into the area. temperatures are slightly warmer to day. on average 10 degrees that what we normally expect. we are
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currently sitting at 52 in vallejo. 47 in napa. into the afternoon the highs above average. >> 62 in oakland. mid-50s for daly city. 57 in napa. looking at your head lines into tomorrow some lingering showers for early morning hours. a mix of sun and clouds into the afternoon. and chance of rain, into the picture as we transition into the weekend. >> saturday and sunday the potential for rain. the chances are starting to back off. we should be dry but again, a cooler and of arctic air will settle into the bay area as we start the next work week. >> 7:17. that is your whether our traffic with george. first first your snow bomb .com. no chain control in effect. alpine meadows 64 to 93 in.. north
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star 3881. squaw valley no new snow. a base of 28 to 100 in.. >> now to george with traffic. >> thank you erica. we were monitoring a couple of incidents both have cleared. >> at the bay bridge toll plaza a light ride this morning. here is the end of the back up it reaches to the middle of the east parking lot. 14-16 minute drive times. this is a good ride. >> the san mateo bridge think they're getting heavier. we could see this morning drive time start to rise above 13 minutes perhaps above 15. currently the drive time is at 13 minutes. i have a hunch we may see heavier traffic here this morning. >> at the golden gate bridge problem free and light ride south bound. >> on the east shore freeway 22 minutes from hercules to berkeley. >> this is what westbound
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right. >> westbound 24 doing well and southbound 680. >> in the south way 101 or about a good ride. a little slow before the 2 80/680 interchange. >> a good ride to the west valley. >> the north bay commute doing well drive time of the 35 minutes from navato to the golden gate bridge. >> the dow continues to rise. so far it lasted nine trading days it is up eight. it is up half a percentage point the dow up 68 to 13,780. to the bay area stocks google earning solid earnings at the closing bell. $41 per share. >> watching out of stock up almost $7 per share. 51172.
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that will release their quarterly earnings including the iphone 5 cells at the closing bell. >> thank you mark. people will live, work or attends school in marin county will soon be able to receive emergency alert by text, voice or e-mail on their phone. >> the new alert of vacation system is an upgrade to the existing telephone emergency notification system, which the county lost five years ago. >> the alert marin system will be launched to the public this saturday. anyone lives, works or attends school in the county can register. >> police have arrested a man who was the chinese later at a television news helicopters. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news, which was on assignment from oakland monday night. with their cameras recording, the helicopter is repeatedly hit by a red laser beam coming from a home somewhere below. >> in this case, the sky 7
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photographer was able to track dot where the light was coming from. pointing a laser at an aircraft is a felony offense. the man could face up to two years in jail and $2,000 fine. >> we are learning more about the famous 49ers quarterback as he prepares to head luan amunoz sit down with colin kaepernick parents to more about his life. >> after using children to heart disease they decided to adopt colin. >> he was very physically active. he was released march 2nd and like any kind of games are anything that was challenging. >> (cheers and applause) he would play until he won. he was not leaving the table until he won. >> when calling was for the family moved from wisconsin to california. the two full- time working parents may time for their kids between
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rick and i we balanced it in the kids where they need to be like all parents to. >> (cheers and applause) colin always said the ability not ability but want to do things. he won a pitching coach we found a pitching coach and we did it. if there was something else being offered i would say no i have to take colin to pitch in practice. it would take two hours to drive him there and watch him. i get seven hours with my son. >> that investment paid off. column will offer scholarships all over the country to play baseball. he had a major-league lead to draft him. he knew he was destined for football. >> so much so he wrote a letter in the fourth grade saying he would play for the green bay packers or san francisco 49ers. >> if he finally got one scholarship offer for
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football so he took that and that was for nevada. >> (cheers and applause) is set a goal for himself. he had been able to stay focused on that goal and a matter what people say he is going to go after bowl. when people say if you can't watch and say i can't. >> he can, and he did. he was drafted as a second string quarterback to the san francisco 49ers and in 2012 got his chance to shine in the playoffs where he made nfl history. >> he ran with it. he has quick feet. his ability is on parallel. >> we will continue to talk about the 49ers. and our boss.the harbaughs . be sure to
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stay with kron 4 as we follow the niners to the superbowl in new orleans. we at we will have cost an update on our website kron4.com as was our face book and twitter feeds. we also have a little inauguration talk about leon eebeyonce.. we will
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>> ♪ fo everyone has been talking about beyonces performance at president obamas inauguration. people are asking what she seeing live or what she lit synching . a spokeswoman for the u.s. marine band says she was slipping synching . later, the marine corps said in a statement that no one in their organization is in a position to assess whether
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the performance was live or recorded. >> than another statement said a live performance was ill-advised because of the lack of rehearsal time. beyonce did make a recording the night before the inauguration. which is a standard procedure but now looks like she may have been sycnching. >> carried slorio said it is not like she was lip synching somebody else recording so cares. >> she is a talented regardless. >> another person said hollywood is sooo fake! not surprised. >> another comment lip sync any song you want but not
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our national anthem. >> so what she or was she? beyonce publicist is not saying anything. join the conversation. kron4.com/kron 4. >> still ahead oakland city officials have voted to hire help for the city's violence problem. we will have the details coming up.
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>> and quick live look outside at the golden gate bridge it is 53 degrees in san francisco. the cloud cover contain some rain and here is erica with an update on that, good morning >> good morning we have of cloud cover associated with this system and it will continue into the afternoon. storm tracker 4 is picking up moisture that is making its way inland. light rain around santa rosa up towards hilbert. there is light rain in parts of san francisco and light rain or the
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altamont pass. allow moisture were picking up on this not even hitting the ground. a lot of moisture is coming in from the south, not the cold arctic air that we see from the gulf of alaska. not too much moisture associated with it but we could see up birds of an answer around the hills bird area. trace amounts may be at its end of an inch a widespread showers could persist into the afternoon. showers could linger on as we wake up tomorrow morning and i will have full details on what to expect coming up in my next report. >> the east sure freeway is a hot spot. at university avenue, same location as the last accident. this is in
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the left-hand lane and is starting to back up the ride. the drive time is now coming in at 32 minutes. this is not the worst commute but it is a three to five minutes above the normal drive times for 80 westbound. >> developing news this morning comes out of oakland where the city council has passed a controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant. the city council meeting lasted until about 2 this morning with council members of proving the contract with the seven to one vote. mmm emphasizing that whatever policies fall from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling was also passed. are the past week both police chief howard jordan and mayor jean kwon had stated clearly in strenuously their racial part profiling will not be tolerated in the police department.
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>> just moments ago a heated exchange between the secretary of state and republican senator from wisconsin, listen and >> a simple phone call to those the evacuees to determine immediately if there was no protest? that was a piece of information that could easily been obtained, within hours if not days. >> senator when you are in these positions the last thing you want to do is interfere with any other ..... no. 2 i would recommend highly that you read both with the park said about it and a classified art because even today there
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are questions being raised. we have no doubt that they were terrorists and were militants and attacked us and killed our people. what was going on and why they were doing what they were doing...... >> we were misled and there were supposed to be a process and something sprang out of that. that was easily ascertained that that was not the facts and the american people could have known that within days. >> with an all due respect what happened was we had four dead americans was a because of a protest are because people were walking around and decided to kill some americans? it does not make a difference. we are trying to do >> after that heated exchange the senate committee pointed out that mrs. clinton said she wanted to implement 29 new protocols to keep americans safe. the senate has not
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approve the money for it yet. we will keep our eyes on washington. >> 7 cisco police have arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting earlier this week. set meyers is suspected of shooting daniel colon and another man early monday morning on naples street. that is the city's crocker amaziah neighborhood. colon guided the seed in the other victim was taken to hospital and is expected to survive. meyers is jailed on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. >> morris as are sequencing are under way this week on the bay light project. delays culture on the western span of the bridge was designed by artist leo
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villareal and is composed of 25,000 l e d lights. installation of the daylights is currently 85% complete. this week's test run through friday and the lights will be viewed from a stance as the side of the bridge. the project is scheduled to be unveiled on march 5th. new nehoney nenchencof oofs sgreegryoguyo and aholehorainra
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>> firefighters are on the scene of they can't chicago warehouse. you can see the flames rising to the top of the building as pawns of smoke rolled into the sky but on the left cheek and see just how cold it is there. the fire department says about a third of the city's fire vehicles were battling the fire. all the water the firefighters were sprang on that building
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flows, encasing the building and ice. the temperatures were down to the single digits i think it was like 7 degrees when they're fighting back fire. pretty amazing pictures. fire and ice together and the same shot. no injuries were reported. >> deltas as its frequent- flier program will increasingly favor big spenders over people who simply rack up miles. the airline said the the future changes would likely favor travelers to spend more. that's delta as strong as had yet that may move the whole frequent-flier program further in that direction. last week delta announced that frequent fliers would need to spend a minimal amount of money to earn a higher frequent flyer status. travelers prize of that status because it was them to the front of the airport lines and let's and qualify for upgrades to first class. >> officials in japan say a
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lithium ion battery and a boeing 787 that overheated earlier this month an experienced a sudden unexplained drop and voltage in was not overcharged as previously thought. it happened during an all nippon airways flight on january 16th. the amazing contradiction earlier exhortations by japan's transport safety board. all 50 of the 787 dream liner 7 rounded as officials including the faa investigate. they're also looking into g s e yuasa the maker of the charred battery. u.s. investigators also said they found no evidence of a battery overcharging when ignited on a japan airlines 787 at boston's airport earlier this month. the lithium ion batteries are a big part of the dreamliner design because they provide high
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power and they are light weight. >> it is time to take a break and we come back we will have an update on the wet weather forecast as well as daria and gary radnich. we will be right back.
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pushing the back of beyond pleasant hill boulevard on 680 southbound and is now starting to back up the ride on 242 toward highway four. continuing to track delays in the east shore freeway the accident that caused a hot spot has been cleared but the drive times are still climbing. 33 minutes instead of the 28 to 29 minutes drive time. the bay bridge is a great commute, no back up to speak of. drive times are 14 to 16 minutes regardless of the approach. the san mateo bridge conditions are pretty good. the golden gate bridge has one problem free all morning long 1 01 southbound through marin county and drive times are still just under 35 minutes. >> it is a great start to the morning with plenty of
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cloud cover. we're picking up light rain mainly north of the golden gate bridge. the key of light random hills bird and it stretches down to the golden gate bridge. reigned over the span of the bay bridge out of oakland and two san francisco. it is very light and some of the moisture we see is not even hitting the ground just yet. in san francisco we did pick up some light rain that this will continue to shift its way east. in the east bay we're picking up light ran around the bay bridge toll plaza. satellite and radar shows it is a north system. because this did not drive down from the gulf of alaska is not nearly as cold as it was a couple of weeks
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ago. that air is warm compared to yesterday where we saw 30's and '40's and today we are in the 40's and '50's. moisture will fall later this afternoon with light rain predominately in the north bay affecting some of the bridges. this system will continue pushed its way eastward and by 8:00 p.m. light rain in the livermore valley and portions of the south bay. if you don't see any rain you are contending with a lot of cloud cover. 48 and napa, 50 in richmond and upper 50s and 60s as we head into the afternoon. 7 day around the bay shows we are not dumb with the wet weather just yet and we have a chance for showers as we head into the weekend as well. >> good morning gary with the super are carabao what everyone a call that i
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called the hyperbole bo >> was a last time you left the building and you said good morning you know the hyperbole bowl is coming up? >> i love it! >> this is not sports illustrated. >> we have the cover we have and the one that we should have had i know your op on the suites and a mean is would you share a photo -- meme >> i just looked it up in the dictionary and it says no kids doesn't have to work and has a lot of free time. >> i love this (laughter) >> i am a big will ferrell fan and that is just a person off the street.
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everybody is sending this they regardless of what jim once. right now is i'm calling him jim now? >> the above the brothers are going to do particularly this week? every time you asked about this day are going to try to war you. they will not say much, not say much and by the time they get to norma's on monday they will hope that the guys will be too embarrassed to ask them again about growing up together. they're trying to bore everyone to death for a week. >> not a bad idea. are you saying jim harbaugh is boring on purpose? >> yes. when you have 2000 to 3000 media guys all asking the same saying is, what was the leg during of
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together, you should cut it off. unless you can meme. if you can meme, let the party continue. >> there was a time i lied but after i was embarrassed. >> you combine that lonely guys, the internet and excuse me for saying a semi dumb football player and this is what you get. >> if you think he was had? >> yes. when he was being interviewed he kept up the story. the last couple times right? he was too embarrassed to admit it. there are so many things
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there. when she died, boy wouldn't he have caught on? would he go to the funeral? >> what about what she was and up,? heating go see her then >> a lot of people have too much time on their hands. put him in jail for 10 days to let him think about it before he tries to ruin someone's life. the football player, i'm sure he is a brilliant mathematician on the field but off the field he is either an extremely lonely or does not the brightest kid in the world. >> while you are on fire this morning, what you are better than judge duty. >> we're going to pretend i'm not married to that has been. >> it's cold, it is the
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morning and a big deal. we know it's cold and she can saying so who cares? >> then quit pretending. >> who cares? whitney houston did it to. >> did you know the story there? >> no >> $1.2 million. obama what is saying let's all get our fair share and stimulate the economy and a woman that is there a u.s. where $1.2 million earings and ripping out hurt your peeher your peacee end of the day, and be ever gone to a jenifer jackson concert? if you show years
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ago, 80 percent of it when she is dancing all over the place is lit st. >> my point is this is not merely vanilli. they were faking it she is not. she is a singer >> and kelly clarkson can do it, she should too. police sickies sang live alicia keys the red >> i fake everything does that make it so bad? >> no, you are amazing. >> i will call you because you have all the answers. >> sounds good you have all the answers. >> sounds good antheython'tone e bennernnfor fong.ng give ave couploubegibeerserd
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>> the city of oakland has hired help to try to bring down the city's violence, we will have more on that coming up. secretary of state hillary clinton is answering questions about security this morning, we will hear comments from her. also watching weather and traffic will get a check from erica on the rain out there right now and george will bring us up to speed on your morning commute. the kron4 morning news will be right back.
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no one is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to leave the state department and our country safer, stronger and more secure. >> secretary of state hillary clinton answering questions about the attack in benghazi libya, you'll hear more from are coming up. >> we have been tracking some hot spots this morning and these are not the worst problems we have been seen. there slower than usual and that is why they're hot spots. 680 southbound is still backed up coming out of pleasant hill, cconcord, martinez and the southbound direction. described as a minor accident it's it's on the shoulder but is still a busy road hazard and that is why is slowing the southbound 680 ride. an earlier accident on 80 westbound is not cleared from the traffic lanes and a slowing year ride from the east shore freeway. the time
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to start going down from 33 minutes to half an hour. >> my guess is maybe the light right we are seeing is having an impact on that ride. storm tracker 4 shows its rating and a north bay and some of our east a spots as well. it was a predominantly in the north bay and the highly one-on- one as soap. it is not training our the rich consumer fell bridge and we're seeing quite right around daly city. zooming and we do pick up some light rain right around richmond heading up to albany and it looks like it has pushed its way east. temperatures are on average 10 degrees warmer compared to yesterday. 48 and napa, 50 and a bottle in richmond hayward 49, 48 in redwood city. i will talk
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about the rain coming up and my next report. >> the city of oakland has passed a controversial measure to hire fohe is a newlyd consultant just about fires led by hours ago with the $250,000 fee for he and his group. many argued against it not his success but how he goes about it. the meeting went well until the night but around 2:00 in the morning they made the decision 71 to bring out former new york police chief william bratton. many people believe he is very aggressive and believed it
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could lead to racial profiling of young african- american and latino man. there are people that say enough of it is enough and desperate times call for desperate measures. we've been getting reaction from men in oakland and here is what they had to say about that. >> a high percentage of the population here is a man of color. i just think it that it could be very easy to be abused. >> and someone walks up to me and ask if they can frisked me i will tell them know. that is an invasion of my privacy and i have the right to walk down the street without being harassed. >> keep in mind he is as a consultant so his word is not the final word. he claims to be against rates are profiling. we spoke with
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>> there are three other things the city of oakland is considering to improve the safety. hiring 11 alameda county sheriff's deputies to work 10 hour shifts. funding from the police academy to start in september and april police services tax that will raise $1.5 million. these things will be decided on in the coming months. >> this morning and under cover of an officer shot the arm is recovering but the man hunt for suspects is over. police have five men in custody all believe that gay and ties. the shooting happened monday night between seminary and harman ave. police say the officer was working as part of a new violence reduction crime scene alone when he was confronted and shot by several suspects. officers
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at home recovering from his injuries. >> secretary of state hillary clinton testified before the senate foreign affairs committee. one of two congressional panels the day about the september 11th attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador in bay area native christopher stephens. >> we eat immediately did the high threat assessment and that had never been done before. we asked congress to help us reallocate funds and we do not have yet from the house. we need to get more marine guards and diplomatic security guards. we can try to get more money into the maintenance and upgrade and construction that is needed. i created the first ever even though it should have
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been done years ago first ever deputy assistant secretary for high threats. i am also recommending there be a regular process that includes the secretary and the deputies in these decisions. nobody wants to sit where i am. we have to think now about what could up, shut up, what happened to avoid it. >> we will continue to monitor that question and answer session which at times has become heated this morning. >> 8:06 a.m. and coming up on the kron4 news we will tell you about some new smart phones that are entering the market some. you might want to change and get hit with the times if you have an old from. a live look outside from san jose actually will show you san francisco first. you can see
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the gray skies and we will be back in just a couple of minutes.
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>> house republicans are slated to pass legislation today which would increase the debt limit. the legislation would give the government enough borrowing leeway to meet three months worth of obligations. the gop has dropping their
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insistence for now that the debt limit increase comes with spending cuts. this bill will avoid a potential first ever default on the nation's payment and debt obligations at least through may. it also contains a provision that slaps at the senate the provision will withhold pay for house and senate members at the chamber does not pass a federal budget. the senate hasn't passed a budget bill and for years, i guess it will now have some incentive. >>mozilla is looking to cash in on the smart phone market with two new devices next month. yesterday, mozilla unveiled the keon and peak smart bombs. opel run on fboth will run on fire fox's eight c m l 5 base operating system. the peak comes with
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a 4.3 eds display and 8 mb of cam keon >> them up on the kron4 morning news savings as goat san francisco college. a live look at the san mateo bridge. it is nice and light at this hour, we will be right back.
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>> employees at san francisco college today will come together to talk about saving the school from shutting down. mike pelton is at c c f to explain. >> the meeting is set for 430 this afternoon and in the wake of two important issues from the past couple of days. one is detailed improvements the school has made in the past several months as well as the closure plan that details
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what the school have to do if it is stripped of accreditation. this is after the accreditation committee found 14 violations last year. the colleges release of first drafted to reports that one report details the proved that the progress the college's made in the past few months. it is a requirement, the college has to do that and it is a worst-case scenario report. they must submit five out drafts of both reports and the committee will review them and decide the college's eight this summer. students here this morning hoping the school stays open. >> where am i gonna go if that happens? i can't go to other places, i live in the city. if they close the
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school and will be a huge problem for me. >> it will be a huge impact there all these people that go here. where we gonna go after? >> we're still several months away from the committee decided the fate of the school. if it does happen to close down and it loses its accreditation the school work with students to help them transferred to other colleges. faculty and staff will help those members in good faith to find employment elsewhere but there is no guarantee that will happen. the benchmark is coming up next couple of months and we will keep an eye on that. >> 878 am and here is weather and traffic >> better conditions on 680 southbound of problems once again for the ride on interstate 80 here westbound. the exit was cleared university avenue but now there is a stall
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westbound at san pablo dam road. it will continue to back up traffic toward highway 4 in the westbound direction. drive times are still hovering around 30 to 33 minutes so it is not the worst commute. otherwise, we're not doing too badly. the bay bridge has no back up and is an easy ride for your westbound 80 commute here. 92, the san mateo bridge we thought we may see some 22 minutes drive times and we did not. they have stayed between 11 and 13 minutes for westbound 92. for the golden gate bridge is a celebrity like an easy ride so far this morning. drive times through marin county through nevado to the golden gate bridge still render run under 35 minutes. >> judging from your camera shots is a great, cloudy start to the day. santa
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rosa, paddle among at highway 1 01 inches or the belzbergs and yellow indicates steady rainfall. along cell making its coast to the golden gate bridge ocean beach and parts of the richmond district and parts of san francisco. as a slide down the peninsula we can see light rain for the east shore freeway. this is not a very heavy rain, it is not very constant. it continues to push its way east. we expect more rain as we progress through out the day some communities will not receive any rain whatsoever. but in the clock into motion by 2:00 p.m. still cloudy with dry and the south bay. this mainly continues to work its way east and he was seeking a light rain in livermore valley and communities along the delta up. 8:00 p.m.
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lingering showers to the east of us and it looks like we have the potential to see more wet weather as we wake up tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon is looking pretty good with a mixture of sun and clouds. today's forecast often on showers. temperatures are little cooler compared to yesterday. milpitas san jose is 62 degrees, 66 in mountain view. temperatures are running more than the seasonal average but we will notice a cooling trend as we head into the weekend. we're expecting in the upper 50s in the east bay and walnut creek and san leandro. 59 degrees in hayward. we're said to the most rain and north of santa rosa them. richman 60, upper 50s for downtown san francisco. tomorrow we could see some wet weather as we start the day and dry by the afternoon. a gradual cooling
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trend and more wet weather will come as we head into saturday and sunday. some of the models are starting to back up and we will not see nearly as much right as we originally thought. saturday into sunday the chance exists so keep the umbrellas handing. monday and tuesday looks to be dry with a mix of sun and clouds and the arctic air will settle in the bay and make its home here. it will feel like winter once again as we start the next workweek. >> people live, work or attend school in marin county will soon be able to receive the emergency alerts by text, voice or e-mail on their cell phones. then the alert marin notification system is an upgrade to the existing telephone emergency notification system which the county lost launched five years ago. the alert marin system will be launched to the public this saturday. you can register at a lord moran got bored. >> police have arrested a man who was seen shining
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laser at a television news helicopter. this is video from a helicopter a partnership with abc news seven which was on assignment over oakland monday night. with their camera recording, the helicopter is repeatedly had by red laser beam coming from mom somewhere below. and this case sky seventh photographer was able to track down where the light was coming from. when the laser and aircraft is a felony offense and a man who faced a to up to two years in jail and $2,000 fine. we would keep an eye on the weather and traffic and here's a look at james lick [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone
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>> bettered temperatures sliding across the east coast. we have a new video and to kron4 from linden bill northeast of buffalo. cold weather like we are seeing there can be dangerous. the cdc says frostbite can occur at 30 degrees below zero and as little as 10 minutes with the slightest weapons and then five minutes in a brisk breeze. five deaths have been blamed in the cold snap
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across the east. >> the niners are gracing the cover of sports illustrated for the second street week. coach jim harbaugh is on the cover once again at this time he's facing off against his brother john who coaches the ravens. dinah's 15 months older than jim. is the first time the two brothers or head coaches will face off against each other in the super bowl. it is a long road to the super bowl for the miners. here is our sports director gary read as with a look back at some key moments in niners history. >> the 49ers one over the chargers in super bowl 29 marking the team's fifth world championship in 15 seasons. 1995 and the 49ers are a true dynasty. the first world title will also be the 49ers last. it we 18 long years before san francisco would get back to the promised land. not the
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they did not come close. following the championship the 49ers made the post season six times in the next eight years, only to be sent home a gamer to shy from the super bowl. four of those zero losses came at the hands of brett farr that the green bay packers. there were plenty of great moments of their in (cheers & applause) in the 1999 wild-card playoff provided plenty of excitement. the run ended the following week with the 20 to 18 loss to atlanta. and 2003 the 49ers came back from a 21 point deficit and had to hang on to get past the giants in dramatic fashion. 39 to 38. the divisional round that year and the san francisco super bowl champ john riordan tampa bay buccaneers. see
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married to would be fired a few days later and gave 49ers would not get to the playoffs to the next eight seasons going 46 and 82 over that span. led by the likes of dennis erickson mike allen and mike singletary. at all change with the hiring of jim harbaugh in 2010. in his first season he guided the 49ers back to the playoffs and a thrilling first round win over the saints. harbaugh did it again this year pushing all the right buttons with stock even though some of the decisions did not fit well with all the players. though smith lost his job through no fault of his all car buyers call to go out with collin kaepernick would seem to be the right one. now they are one win away from another trip down market street. >> very exciting. harbaugh
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>> let's take it over to storm tracker 4 again. light rain being reported for some of our north bay areas. looking at the grant on the screen it is system really light rain a lot of it not even hitting the ground. you will need your once the wipers for highway 1 01 through santa rosa. it starts to break up as you get through novato but the
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system is very disorganized. we saw some rain this morning around downtown san francisco that is not the case currently. we light rain are the heart of the bay pushed its way to the fremont area. future cast four what is set up for the san a.m. our is predominately sticking in the light rain will start to shift its way east an impact places like oakland and concord. or whether is on the way as we head into the weekend and we'll have full details on what to expect coming up in just a bit. >> we have cleared up the house was on 58680 in the drive times are getting back to normal there. the bay bridge is much better than normal in a very light right is you can see with no backup for a delay for the westbound commute. the ride to 92 in the san mateo bridge has been a small strip all morning long. drive times are between 11 and 13 minutes. obligate
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arrive here at 1 01, the golden gate bridge as we approach the time we see the heaviest traffic we do not see any backups or delays. >> into kron4 knows from the filing was happening secretary of state hillary clinton as testifying. she had some pretty tough questions early on and this is one of the few panels she will be speaking with us today. the attack killed four people including bay area resident ambassador chris stevens. the plate a moment during as winds carry when secretary clinton pushed back at republican senator ron johnson of wisconsin >> that was a piece of information that could have easily been obtained within hours if not days.
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>> senator, when you're in these positions the last thing you want to do is interfere with any other process. >> i realize that >> #2, is a fact i recommend highly that you read what the arc said about it as well as a classified ad because even today there are questions being raised. we have no doubt they were a terrorist and militants they attacked us and killed our people. what was going on and why they were doing what they were doing is still >> we were misled. apparently there were protests in something sprang out of that. that was easily ascertained that was not the fact and the american days and did not know that. >> with all due respect we have four dead americans because of their protest or because the guys out for what one night to decide to go kill some americans. what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened
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and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again senator. >> a heated moment and the committee retiring for the day. they will have some lunch and then mrs. clinton is expected back. this is the first of two panels she is expected to testify for today. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to proceed her and hi. >> the city of oakland has as a controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton. the city council meeting lasted about until about 2:00 a.m. this morning with council members approving the contract with the seven to one vote. an amendment emphasizing that whatever
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policies follow from consulting will not permit any racial profiling was also passed. over the past week police chief howard jordan and mayor jean kwon had stated clearly and strenuously that racial profiling will not be tolerated in the police department. >> new this morning at 1 on fire broke out several discos hayes valley neighborhood. it started three just before 3 near to on the block of oak street and the firefighters rebelled and not on the fire rather quickly. >> fire started we believe in a trash can. >> the trash can or the fire started was outside of one of the two buildings that was damaged. >> were you lucky enough to see the comet that went across the sky last thursday morning? the streak was seen from reno to sampras's go
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before dawn on thursday. the light was a small, that turn to dust and gas when they hit earth's atmosphere. the american media society receive reports from around 50 people in california and nevada who saw the comet. no pieces of the comet fell to earth. >> and the company it says is getting ready to mine asteroid in space. deep space industries says it aims to begin sending unmanned scout probes to ask rates as soon as 2015. larger spacecraft it will bring back 50 to 100 out samples from prospective targets could be blasting off by 2016. the company wants to travel about 31 million mi. into space to my answer is for metals, water and other compounds that could be used to manufacture fuel is about power spacecraft. it helps its is first of unmanned probes into space by the end of 2013. we'll be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. >> we will talk about the inauguration. first the on
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and how the lip sync. we have of your time is coming up as a kron4 morning news continues. a live look from 581 01 n. san revell word traffic is moving smoothly. [ crickets chirping ]
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at a vacant warehouse. you see the flames rising from the top of the building as plums of smoke rose into the sky. the fire started in an abandoned building last night causing parts of it to collapse. note the five apartments says about a third of this city's fire vehicles were battling the fire. the water just froze over and the houses where i stand up as well. the building is a complete block of ice this morning. no injuries were reported.
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>> so everyone has been talking about fiancee ' s performance at president obama's inauguration. -- behind sbeyonce's a spokeswomanr the u.s. marine band saying she was lip-synching. later the marine corps said a statement that no one in their organization is in a position to assess whether the performance was live or recorded. another statement said a live performance was ill-advised because of the lack of rehearsal time. she did make a recording night before the inauguration which started which is standard procedure but it now looks like she may have been lip-synching.one
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dealer said at kelly clark sentencing live been so should be out say. another, she can sing but she lipstick's even better go on beyonce i still love you. and the last lips agonies on you want and not our national anthem. this, was quite popular, it got a lot of legs. i think people are just hating. they are jealous because she is singing so well. we will be right back.
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>> the city of oakland passing a controversial matter measure sire foreman york on sandals police chief william bratton as a consultant. the city council meeting last until about 2:00 this morning and council members approved the
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contract with the seven to one vote. fire crews battled one alarm fire in san francisco hayes valley this morning. the fire broke out of the 200 block of oak street near i tabled are just before 3:00. firefighters were able to knock down the fire quickly and the cause of the fire is under investigation. testimony is wrapped up for the day in washington. secretary state hillary clinton is speaking before to the address the panel today testifying these september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate and benghazi libya. clintons faced tough questioning of his back-to- back hearings before the senate and house foreign policy panels. >> we have seen a pot of shower along the peninsula for some of our east bay valleys but santa rosa down towards petaluma of the green ires green indicates light rain. expect often on showers and not a lot of moisture associated with this system. the north to
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south or orientation pushing off shore coming from the south. there is not a lot of moisture associated with this system. you will need your umbrella. and the 10:00 hour it is mainly steady in the north bay in a potentially dozen places like oakland. light rain anticipated for the livermore aband the delta. the peninsula should be the drive for the remainder of the day but it looks like showers will remain in the livermore valley and places like san jose. temperatures right now are off to a pretty mild start. 50 degrees in richmond, 51 oakland. afternoon highs, a cooler and yesterday. a good mix in the upper 50s low 60s and 62 for redwood city, 62 for hayward 7 day around the bay forecast
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highlights the changes to talk about. tomorrow morning chance for showers on friday. saturday and sunday are backing off on the rain chances but it is still a possibility. keep the umbrellas handy just in case and should be dry as we start the next work week. because the weekend system is coming from the gulf of alaska lot of cool air is associated with it. the arctic air will settle into the bay area with temperatures on the side. snow on .com ski report noted snow report for any resorts but a base of alpine meadows 64 to 93 in. north star 38 to 81. squaw valley base 26 to 108 in.. >> as a commute wears on we're no longer tracking any hot spots. there is one potential problem that i will point out in a moment.
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the toll plaza has a light trafficestbound ride. an easy break it is them like this through the 8:00 hour. the salmon sale bridge is where we have potential problems. there is a report of a stall near the high rise in the westbound direction. it has the potential to back up the ride even late in the commute. the current drive times are clocked at 13 minutes. the golden gate bridge is still a problem free of the this is what we use the see the peak in traffic flow and sluggish conditions from the south tower. that is not the case right now. drive times westbound is back down to about 20 minutes and now from the ride on 580 leading out to dublin from the optima past. south bay freeways are winding down as well but still a little sluggish out its cupertino to 280 northbound. the drive from the matter to the golden gate bridge is back
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under 30 minutes. >> officials and japan's a lithium ion battery on a boeing 787 that overheated earlier this morning experienced a sudden unexplained drop in both it and was not overcharged as previously thought. at happened during an on the pawn airways flight on january 16th. all 50 of the 787 dream liner is having rounded as officials including the faa investigator. they're also looking to the d as you loss of the maker of the charred battery. u.s. investigators also said they found no evidence of a battery overcharging when ignited on a japan airlines 787 in boston's airport earlier this month. these lithium ion batteries are a big part of the dreamliner design because they provide a high power and they are lightweight >> many across the country say illegal immigrants should stay and more than 60
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percent of americans favor citizenship for e illegals already and the country. the turnaround has been driven by republicans changing their views. 53 percent are now in their favor up 22% from 2010. >> a long time ago about major sprinters were all the rage since then we have gone color and laser and now is all about 3 d. >> companies have been using three printers for years to make prototypes of new products. the same technology is making it possible for people print real ibex right from their homes. -- objects
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printers have come a long way since the days of doubt matrix. now printing is going 3 d. diego ports as is the founder of these three printers. >> it is when you take a 3 d digital logic and put it through a machine that printed out. >> companies have been using the technology to make prototypes for years and now it is available to everyone. >> you can download a design art created yourself and run it through the program that controls the printer. control your settings any printed out. >> maker by is another big name in the industry. there replicate your 23 desktop printer sells for $2,200. what can you make? lots of stuff. a site called sin
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numbers offers up inspiration and plants. >> it is great for hobbyists, artists and engineers and everyone will have one of these in their houses even chilly. >> 3 planter technology is slowly making its way into the mainstream. stable says it will offer in storer printers printing in several of its european stores. >> how cool is that? >> instead of the picture i can make a mold of you. that is creepiny >> i don't have a lot of needs for airport airplane parts. >> i do sometimes. (laughter) we will be right back.
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environment there are consequences. >> secretary of state hillary clinton answering questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. we will hear more from are coming up. >> i want to start with storm tracker 4. the green on the screen means that we are seeing light rain. when we zoom in on the north bay we are seeing areas of santa rosa. the rain will be headed to the south. you concede that this is the cut off. it looks like we're seeing cloudy skies for most of us for today. though moisture is up to the north. some of us south of the golden gate bridge will either see no rain or just a little bit of it. >> we are taking a look at
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the ride on the san mateo bridge. last reported it was a potential hot spot. there was a report of a stall by the high-rise section. the stall has been cleared of the traffic is still moving very well. we're not looking at any delays for westbound 92 ride. the bay bridge is not looking at any problems. it has been clear. the golden gate bridge even though we are at the time of the traffic should be the heaviest we do not see any delays for the southbound ride. >> here in the kron 4 news we are following the latest. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers and sisters and daughters and wives who are left alone to raise their children. >> and emotional morning
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for secretary of state hillary clinton as he testifies before the senate foreign affairs committee. one of two congressional panels she will answer to today. she testified about the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that killed four americans, including u.s. ambassador and bay area native christopher stephens. here is a video of the secretary carrying for the senate hearing this morning. she spoke earlier about what went on at the state department after an initial comments were made by susan rice were highly criticized by republicans. >> we wanted to make sure that we did not step on anyone's toes. maybe it was because there were still looking a at all of the sources and they had different threads that were coming in. as i stated
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before even today the motivation of the actions that were taken before they went to the compound all of this is still not nailed down. i think we were trying very hard to provide information. the lesson that we have learned here is that we should withhold and not say what we know until it is confirmed. we get out there and say that this is what we think it happens. >> we will have both sound bites coming up in just a moment. >> new this morning, the city of oakland has passed a controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant. the city council meeting last
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about 2:00 this morning. kron4 will tran joins us live from oakland police headquarters. >> this is the picture of bratton. no one argues about his success rate. it is his style that has people worried that it is so aggressive and that many are concerned that this could lead to racial profiling of young african american men as well as latinos. here's what the police chief had to say. >> there are many people who are concerned about the hiring of william bratton. this might lead to racial profiling. ice stated that it is important for people to know the oakland only have one chief. his name is howard jordan. chief bratton
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is being hired as a consultant. he has no recommendation of authority. it will be a to the chief to review all the recommendations that he make. he will implement them only if he sees fit. racial profiling is a legal and it is not tolerated by the oakland police a permit. it is contrary to our records and we're not trained to be this way. >> some people may say that is such an umbrella that he looks suspicious. what do you say about this? >> the law is very clear on and under what authority officers can stop people and search them. our policies are to this and we train our officers to this. i do
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not anticipate any type of confusion or any change in tactics or strategy is. . >> coming up at 9:30 a.m. i will tell you what the assistant chief has to say about bratton's policy. >> still ahead of kron 4 morning news. a third of the chicago fire department spent the early morning hours battling these flames. it was cold beer in chicago, much like several others is va states battling a winter
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cold snap today. we are checking into the conditions. we will have a look at our forecast coming up.
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>> welcome back the time is 9:09 a.m.. >> at one alarm fire broke out in san francisco's hayes valley neighborhood. it started just before 3 near the 200 block old street. firefighters were able to knock down the fire rather quickly. >> developing news this morning, firefighters are
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clearing up after a fire at a vacant chicago warehouse. you concede the flames rising from the top of the bill did as plums of smoke rose into the sky. the fire department says about a third of the city's fire vehicles were battling the fire. no injuries were reported. >> so that was doing the fire, and now take a look at aftermath. the warehouse is completely covered in ice from all the water that is sprayed on it. the fire started in the abandoned building last night, causing part of it to collapse. the cold weather made it difficult on crews, who had to deal with frozen hydrants and ice from their poses. authorities are concerned other parts of the building could fall under the weight of all the ice. >> these and bitter
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temperatures are stretching into a fourth day across several states. there is still some time before relief is on the way for a large area of the country. >> we've pulled new footage from different states to show you the winter conditions. you are looking at video from lake superior, wisconsin, sarah crews in new york, and playing field vermont. the cold snap came saturday night as waves of arctic air swept across from canada, pushing temperatures to dangerous lows. authorities suspect exposure has played a role in the least four deaths so far. >> coming up next, we are also watching weather in the bay area. but first,
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financial experts rob black will join us on set for a look at today's winners and losers.
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>> of welcome back to kron 4 news. we have our financial experts rob black here to talk about the winners and losers. >> the dow is sitting at 13,770. >> let's talk about winners and losers. let's start with the loser. >> what to look for in apple earnings today. the reason that i called the male loser is because i acted their stocks are high. their results will hit this afternoon. they are
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intrigued by this. we want to know what has been going on. paris stocks were high in september but why are they losing confidence. how many of iphone is have been reported? >> they started slashing their quarters for the iphone back in december because some orders were cut. some people think that apple over ordered. they stated that they ordered two many and they did not need them. >> these companies grow so fast and then you cannot sustain this. >> they have a great share in the united states and we do want to see more. we want to see a cheaper phone so that they can get into more of the market. there are things that we are looking for. their margins will be under attack because their
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phones are expensive to make. right now, their expectations are low. >> let's talk about washington. tulsa and gears up to vote on a temporary debt ceiling height. bad for the economy and jobs. >> i take it is a loser, again this is my opinion. republicans are trying to do cut stores medicare and these are automatic cuts that will happen. they do not want to look like they're trying to stop the economy from functioning. that one-stop social security. they're trying to refocus. >> what i love about this bill is that they're putting
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a provision in it that if they do not pass and then they will not get paid. >> they have not passed a bill of four years. we often make but as every year and they cannot begin a federal budget done. obama stated that he will get this done. maybe if they do not get paid that will get it done. >> wenner for to that would be the toyota prius hybrid it was the top-selling car in california. toyota is doing very well. toyotas and hondas seem to be the type of car that californians by. uy. the trades big three are hurting. they're not on the list. california tends to be a trend setter. they have more profits. and the reports call the pre is
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roomy and affordable. >> let's talk about our of your e-mail. there will like to know what is the best way to pay for their child's college tuition? >> this is from alan. >> there is no shame in send your kid to community college and then have a tran if there are just been born that with the 529 plan. or you can go on saving for college.com >> is a horrible to borrow from your i r a? >> i would never do it. your kit may drop out of school
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and then you may have nowhere to live. there is nothing wrong with student loans. i would say that you should try to get them in a degree that earns more money. do i get the many bad majors. >> it is 9:19 a.m. here is a live look outside and san francisco. the sun is try to come up. >> it looks like we're saying cloudy conditions today. storm tracker 4 is picking up light rain. this is mostly in the north bay. is amazed that we will not see a whole lot rain perry ed we did see light rain in santa rosa. you can see
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that is this just impacting and this is where the line is that. petaluma may also see little bit of light rain. things will be mostly dry for most locations out of the golden gate bridge. our satellite and radar shows that it is very hard and there is not a lot of moisture. south of the golden gate bridge was see very little rain. >> here is your future cast 4. pick out where you live on the map and you can see the green. it basically is a the north bay. san francisco and alsat o'clock p.m. tonight a
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lot of this will start to dry out with the exception of livermore valley. san jose may pick up a little bit tonight. this is not a real big rainmaker. we could have a few lingering showers tomorrow overall will start to dry out. it is 53 degrees in downtown san francisco. it was very mild when i came out the door this morning. oakland good morning to you. you are at 53 degrees. san jose is in the lower 50s. novato is sitting at 56 degrees. there is light rain this morning and tomorrow it will be partly to cloudy conditions. there are a few showers the are possible. we do see the possibility of rain but not a whole lot. our high for
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today will get up to the upper 50s in downtown san francisco. it will be 60 and half moon bay. here is a look at your kron 47 there are around the bay. there is some light rain today and thursday there may be lingering showers. >> here is a look at your snow bomb report. there is no new snow within the last 24 hours. the time now is 9:23 a.m.. >> conditions are still good and we're not tracking any hot spots. it is light at the bay bridge toll plaza. the meter relies have been turned off. 92 at the san
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mateo bridge even with the earlier stall they still have light traffic and the stall is gone. there will be no problems here. the golden gate bridge ride is still looking great 41 01 southbound. they have no backups or delays. it is down to 24 minutes for a ride in dublin. south bay freeway is not doing too bad. the drive on the peninsula at 1 01 looks good. we had an hour last check on 85 to saratoga this is no longer the case. both of them look great. >> we will take a break now and when we return we will have more.
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>> good time is 9:27 a.m..
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the top stories that we are following this morning. the city of oakland has passed a controversy measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief williams bratton as a consultant. city council members approved the contract with seven to one vote in a meeting that lasted until 2:00 a.m.. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is speaking before the senate foreign affairs committee this morning. she testified for about two and a half hours on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador and bay area native christopher stevens. next, clinton will testify in front of a house committee at 11:00 this morning.
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>> welcome back. >> a lot of the rain will spread north of the golden gate bridge. the have this amount will be for the hills. petaluma is also getting in on some of that action. some places will not see any of this rain today. here is a look at the satellite and radar. we are having a hard time trying to organize this. i will have more details on this coming up. >> the good news is that we are no longer tracking any hot spots. the traffic is light enough that the bridges as we start the checks. there is no back up or delays. the meter and lights have been turned off over 30 minutes ago. looking at the san mateo bridge ride on highway 92. the traffic is still moving slowly. it
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is a little heavy in the westbound direction. the golden gate bridge has light traffic and the third lane may be open. here is a look at the san francisco traffic. we were back up a little bit earlier due to a reported incident. you concede that it is now live in all directions. >> new this morning, the city of oakland has passed a controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant. the city council meeting lasted until about 2:00 this morning. kron 4 urs will tran joins us live from local police department. >> the vote was 7 to 1 to bring again william bratton. no one argues against his success but everywhere that he has been the crime rate
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has gone down. here is one of the brightest and the system. but how the goes about it is so aggressive of that he has a strict policy or plan that may lead to racial profiling. we had a chance to talk with the offical police chief who stated that that will not happen. he stated that the oakland police department is against this. they stated that he comes in with a wealth of experience. they stated that these cities were even larger than oakland. here is what the police chief had to say. >> he will comment and look at the police department and process how we fight crime and how we engage with the community. heat he will come in and talk with members of the stab and he will use his experience and knowledge and the affirmation that he has gained. here will make
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recommendations that are to oakland and not necessarily for the things that worked in loss angeles or new york. he will talk about what will help oakland reduce crime and enhance our relationship with the community. >> where were just about to find out reason but we lost audio. we would check back with will shortly. >> the senate hearing hadevelops morning, secretary of state
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hillary clinton will soon testify before the house foreign affairs committee, about the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. that attack killed four americans including u.s. ambassador and bay area native christopher stephens. earlier this morning, she testified before the senate foreign affairs committee. facing tough questions, and at times and i want to play for you a moment born in this morning's hearing when secretary clinton pushed back at republican senator ron johnson of wisconsin. >> even today there are questions that are being raised. we have no doubt that they were terrorists. we know the they kill our people. what was going on and why they killed our people is still a question. >> this was easily obtained.
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the american people cannot have known this. >> the fact that we have four dead americans. whether it was a protester not. what difference at this point does it make when it is our job to figure out what happened and to do what we can to prevent this from ever happening again senator. >> the senate hearing has adjourned for this morning. secretary clinton is taking a break before speaking before a house foreign relations panel at 11:00 our time. if this is expected to be her last day on capitol hill before stepping down as secretary of state. the president has nominated senator john kerry to succeed her. his confirmation hearing is scheduled for tomorrow. we will follow that as well. >> next on kron 4 morning
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news, we are live in san francisco where employees at a city college are brainstorming about how to keep the school doors open. we will have a live report coming up next
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>> welcome back. employees s san francisco city college to that will come together to talk about ways to save the school from shutting down. to get you more news faster, we will turn to our reporter mike pelton who is live at sea see as an us this morninccsf this morning. >> just a few days ago the college released its first draft of two reports. one of the up reports talk about the improvements said the college has made. the other one is a closure plan and is contingent of how the school will go about keeping their
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doors open. this is the worst-case scenario report and the school is required to put this together. the college must submit a final draft of both reports by march 50. the commission will review it and decide the college is fate. both students and faculty are open for the best. >> this will lead not a lot of students. >> i do not know what i would do. i'll probably try to go to another school. i think that no school will be able to replace. >> we are open and we are having plazas. we want our students to come to school and we do want to continue to increase our enrollment.
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>> this is truly a very emotional topic. they stated that their students are gonna come here business as usual. there are still encouraged their students to enroll for class and to enroll for next year. >> you concede there are a lot of students still going in. >> the time now is 9:41 a.m.. we will be right back with more headlines and the weather.
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>> welcome back. the top stories that we are falling at this hour. the city of oakland has passed a controversial measure to hire former new york and los angeles police chief william bratton as a consultant. the city council meeting last until 2:00 a.m. this morning. if council members approved a contract with is seven to one vote. >> secretariat said hillary
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clinton speaking before the senate foreign affairs committees this morning. he testified for about 2 1/2 hours on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador and bay area native christopher stephens. >> fire crews battled a one alarm fire in san francisco hayes valley this morning. the fire broke out in the 200 block of oak street near octavia boulevard just before 3:00. firefighters were able to knock down the fire quickly, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> you could see that you will see more light rain within the next hour or so. it is impacted san rafael and parts of the city. daly city and as well as the east bay. we will start to
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see the light ray filter in for the afternoon. these are the systems that we are watching. if you do see any rain that is falling it will not be a lot. will also see cloudy conditions today. the temperatures will still be above average in most locations. we will start to cool things down not only today but into the weekend. >> future cast 4 shows you where and when it will rain. 10:00 a.m. we will still be dealing with the rent in the north bay. we are alrea seeinmountain until all the has a slight chance of rain throughout the day. it will be really hit and miss for today. the temperatures right now are at 53 in downtown san francisco. here is a lot milder this
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morning. we do have cloudy skies outside. half moon bay is at 57 degrees. mid 40's far east where concord and live a more meat. what can we expec livermore. we will seea little more sunshine to rob the day. will all have a few showers for thursday. most of us should be dry for tomorrow. we do see rain chances for the weekend. the highs for today will be upper 50s for downtown san francisco. it will be 60 degrees for have moon bay. >> here is your kron 47 day around the bay will just be
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light rain or around the bay. thursday may have just a lingering showers. the weekend if you are going outside you can still stick with your plans. it will be a slight chance of rain. for use here is an snow boarders if you're going to talk all you may get fresh snow. the time now is 9:48 a.m.. >> it is a nice into the morning commute. we did have our chests of hot spots. things are now moving smoothly at the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic is not even that high so the meter relies were turned off about 9:00 a.m.. high rate 92 is as smooth ride would just like traffic. the drive time is just 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge ride in the southbound direction the
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traffic is moving very smoothly. it looks like they have already added the third laid. i wanted take you to the south bay and take a look at ride on 1 01 as san jose. if the traffic is still light even worry emerges for the guadalupe parkway. there are no backups or delays. >> the time now was 9:49 a.m.. here is has been a long road to the super bowl for the 49ers. here is our sports director gary radnich with a look at some key moments in niners history. >> this marks the sixth. in 1995 the 49ers were-stashed the eight it has been 18 long years since then francisco got back to the promised land. here is not that they have not came
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close. the 49ers will make the post-season six times over the next four years only to be sent home. four of the playoff losses came to a bread farben the green bay packers. sure there were plenty of great moments. the 49ers run ended the following week 20 in 2003 the 49ers came. back from a deficit to take the lead. they had hanged go to get past the giants. in the divisional round sampras's go loss to the super bowl champs. steve mary and she
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was fired and then the 49ers would not see it for the next season. this saw traffic is when they hired jim harbaugh. his first season he gave them back to the playoffs and they had made through a first round win over the size.the saints. >> smith lost his job harbaugh this still called when he picked collin cap credit. the 49ers are just one win away. >> we are just learned that jim and john the brothers
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will be appearing at a press conference. i like to think that a lot of people are thinking of a dynasty against a two of them. >> be sure to stay with kron 4 as we follow the niners to the super bowl in new orleans. when will have updates on our web site kron 4.com, as well as our facebook and twitter fees. >> we will be right back.
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>> the 49ers have done it a again. they are gracing the
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cover of sports illustrated for the second straight week. coach jim harbaugh is a get on the cover, this time he is facing off against his brother john. john is 50 months older than jim. this is the first time two brothers who are head coaches faced off against each other in the super bowl. >> we are learning more this morning about 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick as he prepares to head to the super bowl. colin's parents say that he was always very active, and that he played baseball all going up. kaepernick receive scholarship offers to play baseball in college, but turned them down for a football scholarship at do that. his parents spoke
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